The “Hey, we got a new amp!” edition

MC Scott Shimamoto did not show off his six-pack (for once), but he did welcome these performers to The Joke Gym mic:

Jeff Kazanjian
Atif Myers
Joel Brill
Tracy Tedesco
Mike Frankovich
Chris Kostolefsky
Diane Chernansky
David Romero
Michael Porco
Marlon M. Moran
Yashar Kafi
Sheppard Blumenthal
Jim Kilty
Fernando Rivera
Sean Williams
Kristal Adams (video above)

We tried out our new VocoPro JamCube 2 at tonight’s show and it’s swell. Just need to figure out the occasional feedback problem.

Another smack-talk edition

Paula Johnson was at an charity event tonight, so MC Scott Shimamoto was on his own. Fewer comics meant more time for each set and a smack-talk session at the end. These comics brought the funny: Andrew Mercado David Romero Yashar Kafi Tracy Tedesco Mike Frankovich Fernando Rivera Chris Kostolefsky Jim Kilty Marcus Madera John…

The cliffhangers edition

MC Paula Johnson ended the evening with a lot of unanswered questions because several comedians ended their sets with cliffhangers. What happened in Palm Springs? What did that guy do when he saw that thing? Why was everyone fixated on bears?  These comedians were responsible for all the suspense: John Vorhaus Ruben G. Steve Bruner…

The Paula is “on vacation” edition

Paula Johnson missed The Joke Gym on August 21 because she took a short vacation…to Napa. After days of shopping, wine tasting and having lots of fun, she was treated to a 6.0 earthquake. MC Scott Shimamoto flew solo and welcomed these performers to The Joke Gym mic: Chris Kostolefsky Max Rosenberg Kate Stark Atif…